Israel Davis

1797–7 October 1872 (Age 75)
Maine, United States

The Life of Israel

When Israel Davis was born in 1797, in Maine, United States, his father, Joshua Davis Sr, was 31 and his mother, Rhoda Balcom, was 29. He married Abigail Belden on 4 July 1822, in Morgan, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Windsor Township, Morgan, Ohio, United States in 1870. He died on 7 October 1872, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Stockport, Morgan, Ohio, United States.

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Israel Davis
Abigail Belden
Marriage: 4 July 1822
Hannah Davis
Abigail Davis
Israel B Davis
Jesse Davis
Hulda Davis

Spouse and Children

4 July 1822
Morgan, Ohio, United States


    Hannah Davis


    Abigail Davis


    Israel B Davis


    Jesse Davis


    Hulda Davis


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 7

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 22

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Isreal Davis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Israel Davis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Israel Davis, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

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